The Fallout of Marvel's Comic Con Announcements, Halloween & Star Wars
On the July 22, 2019 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Kevin Feige talking about Phase 4 of the MCU, why there is no Avengers movie, the Blade reboot, Thor: Love and Thunder, The Eternals, and some stuff we missed outside of our Comic Con coverage, Halloween sequels and the last shot of Star Wars: The Ride of Skywalker. Opening Banter: We are back from Comic Con! Peter thanks the team on the ground and at home for the tremendous coverage. He also apologises for the audio hiccups on Saturday’s episode. In The News: Home writing staff reacts to the Marvel Comic Con announcements Ben: Kevin Feige Confirms More LGBTQ Marvel Heroes Across Phase 4 Chris: ‘Blade’ Reboot Will Be Part of Marvel Phase 5 or Later, Mahershala Ali Pitched Marvel on the Idea Brad: Kevin Feige Explains the Lack of a New ‘Avengers’ Announcement at Comic-Con Ben: Natalie Portman’s ‘Thor: Love and Thunder’ Deal Was Signed Six Months Ago; She’ll Get “Jacked” to Play Female Thor Brad: ‘The Eternals’ Digs into the Cosmic Side of the MCU, But What About ‘Fantastic Four’ and ‘X-Men’? Chris: ‘Halloween’ Sequels ‘Halloween Kills’ and ‘Halloween Ends’ Coming in 2020 and 2021 Brad: Last Shot of ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Will Melt Your Mind, According to Crew Members Other Articles Mentioned: HT’s Who is Simu Liu, Marvel’s First Asian Superhero and Star of ‘Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings’? Vanessa’s Marvel Studios’ Most Electrifying Moments at San Diego Comic-Con: A Retrospective All the other stuff you need to know: You can find more about all the stories we mentioned on today’s show at slashfilm.com, and linked inside the show notes. /Film Daily is published every weekday, bringing you the most exciting news from the world of movies and television as well as deeper dives into the great features from slashfilm.com. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (RSS). Send your feedback, questions, comments and concerns to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please leave your name and general geographic location in case we mention the e-mail on the air. Please rate and review the podcast on iTunes, tell your friends and spread the word! Thanks to Sam Hume for our logo.